Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

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BMX proves it belongs at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

If Sunday was a trial run for BMX to have a permanent place at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the Adventure Pro Straight Rhythm head-to-head races passed with flying colors. Fans jammed the west...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Howard Grotts earns hometown King of the Mountain crown with Iron Horse mountain bike win

Howard Grotts didn’t have enough in his legs to climb with friend Sepp Kuss all the way to Silverton on Saturday. Nobody had the legs to climb with Grotts on Sunday. The 24-year-old from Durango...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Bingham wins women’s mountain bike, Queen of the Mountain at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Hannah Bingham is no stranger to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s professional mountain bike race, but a course change took away familiarity for all the racers Sunday. Bingham, the 2015 IHBC...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Iron Horse Kids Race participation ‘sky-rocketing’

Though there were no winners and losers in the Iron Horse Classic’s “Sprite Kids Race,” the true victory for event organizers is the continued rise in participation in the next generation of...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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First gravel race a success for Iron Horse

More than 100 cyclists participated in the first La Strada La Plata Gravel Ride as part of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. The event was not treated as a race because the roads could not be shut...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Mindy Caruso dominates women’s Iron Horse road race

The 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s Coca-Cola Road Race was Mindy Caruso’s from the start. The 45-year-old Albuquerque rider pushed the pace early, worked her way to the front on Coal Bank...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Sepp Kuss provides ‘sense of awe’ in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Sepp Kuss left his fellow racers in awe Saturday at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Kuss, a 2013 Durango High School graduate, chased down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad halfway up the...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Citizens Tour draws a diverse mix of cyclists

Adam Rothermich traveled from Kansas City, Kansas, with his wife to participate in the McDonald’s Citizens Tour to Silverton with more than a thousand others at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mindy Caruso, Sepp Kuss win Iron Horse

Durango’s own Sepp Kuss won the men’s division and Mindy Caruso of Alburquerque took the women’s division in the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Their times were about 15 minutes apart,...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cyclists with Parkinson’s participate in new Iron Horse event

Cyclist Joe Williams has been the face of Parkinson’s disease in Durango since his diagnosis in 2010. Williams, 64, said he has three passions: golfing, fly-fishing and biking, and each activity...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Iron Horse event a large boost to Durango economy

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic kicks off the summer season in Durango and retailers and businesses should expect a bump in sales. Organizers said 3,078 cyclists have registered for Iron Horse...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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From a bet between brothers to a Classic bike race

Tom Mayer wasn’t completely satisfied beating brother Jim and the locomotive on a bicycle ride from Durango to Silverton. He wanted people to come with him, but building a group was difficult in...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports